2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
MSRP $9,999

The 2011 ZX-6R carries on a tradition of middleweight dominance started by the Ninja 600 of 1985. And in today’s ultra-competitive 600 supersport market, where technology, racetrack success and streetbike acumen can change dramatically year by year, that’s saying a lot. Don’t believe us? Then ask Cycle World magazine, who named it one of its Ten Best bikes of 2010.

ModelNinja ZX-6R
Engine TypeFour-stroke, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline-four
Engine Displacement599cc
Bore Stroke67.0 mm x 42.5 mm
Compression Ratio13.3:1
Fuel SystemDFI w/4 38 mm Keihin throttle bodies, oval sub-throttles, 2 injectors per throttle body
IgnitionTCBI with digital advance
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveX-Ring Chain
Rake Trail24 deg / 4.1 in.
Seat Height32.1 in.
Wheelbase55.1 in.
Front Suspension41 mm inverted Showa Big Piston fork w, top-out springs, stepless compression
Rear SuspensionBottom-link Uni-Trak w/gas-charged shock, top-out spring and pillow ball up mount
Front BrakeDual 300 mm petal rotors with dual radial-mounted, four-piston, four-pad calipers
Rear BrakeSingle 220 mm petal rotor with single-piston caliper
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire180/55ZR-17
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight421.2 lbs. (Wet)

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